Posted on Feb 27, 2015.
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From a prolongation of a initial car in Mississippi some-more than 10 years ago until now, automotive production in a state has grown into an attention that includes 89 general companies operative from 108 sites. Throughout that time, Mississippi’s automotive attention has contributed some-more than $4.1 billion in investments to a state’s economy and constructed some-more than 3.4 million vehicles.
Gov. Bryant’s commercial also celebrates a scarcely 200 automotive retailer companies that occupy some-more than 40,000 workers in Mississippi.
“The extensive impact automotive production continues to have in a state can't be overstated,” Gov. Bryant said. “Mississippi workers have not usually contributed to a unusual expansion of this industry, though they have also awakened others to a abounding opportunities here.
“Every partial done in a Mississippi plant and each car than rolls off a Mississippi public line reaffirms a joining to quality. That commitment, total with a understanding business climate, has garnered a state countless inhabitant rankings, including being named No. 6 in a nation for a altogether cost of doing business and No. 3 for rival labor costs.”
“Mississippi’s position as a personality in a southern automotive mezzanine is due to a dedicated tough work and partnership of a state’s leaders and a private sector,” pronounced David A. Boyer, MAMA President and late Vice President of Nissan Canton Assembly Plant. “We have had an sparkling 10 years of growth, and we are looking brazen to many some-more successful years and new opportunities in a automotive industry.
“We conclude Gov. Bryant for proclaiming this week as ‘Automotive Industry Week’ in Mississippi, as we applaud one of a state’s vital attention sectors that is assisting build stronger communities via a state.”
During “Automotive Industry Week”, a Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association will applaud the 10th anniversary with events scheduled from Mar 2-7.